This name is a synonym of Rhododendron hoi W.P. Fang.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50001545) with original publication details: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(4): 466 1983.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:922643-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50001545, and has not been changed.